Posted by **Alonzo** on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 1:47pm.

Rosea drives her car 30 kilometers to the train station, where she boards a train to complete her trip. The total trip is 120 kilometers. The average speed of the train is 20 kilometers per hour faster than that of the car. At what speed must she drive her car if the total time for the trip is less than 2.5 hours?

- Precalculus -
**FredR**, Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 8:09pm
distance = velocity x time or

time = distance / velocity

total time=d1/v1+d2/v2=2.5 hrs (1)

where d1 = car distance = 30 (2)

v1 = car speed

d2 = train distance = 120 - d1 (3)

v2 = train velocity = v1+20 (4)

combine (1), (2), (3), and (4) and solve for v1

- elementary -
**Anonymous**, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 7:34pm
300 and 200000

- Precalculus -
**laura**, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 3:57pm
idk can you show me how please

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